Media Monitoring, Monday 2 October

Namibia commences constructing Africa's inaugural green hydrogen refuelling station. Kenya plans Africa's largest wind farm. The IMF grants $1.32 billion to Morocco, fortifying climate resilience and risk mitigation.

Namibia begins construction of Africa's first public green hydrogen refuelling station (Economist)

Opinion: South Africa must prioritize domestic hydrogen needs before exports(Solar Quarter)

Kenya plans to build Africa's largest wind farm with 1,000MW capacity (Bloomberg)

EBRD invests $36.8 million in solar for Morocco's pharmaceuticals, promoting cleaner practices in the sector.(ESI Africa)

AMEA Power achieves financial close on $86 million 120MW solar plant in Tunisia (Power Technology)

EU carbon border tax and its impact on Africa (Fair Planet)

UAE's Global Carbon Investments commits $1.5 billion to slash emissions in Zimbabwe (All Africa)

Kenya's boda boda riders shift to electric motorcycles amid rising fuel costs (English News CN)

IMF approves $1.32 billion for Morocco's climate resilience (Zawya)

Uganda's struggle for climate finance (The East African)

IFC provides $25 million loan to Kandil Steel to increase steel production in Egypt (Afrik21)

Rwanda's Development Bank launches first-of-its-kind sustainability-linked bond to raise $24.8 million (The East African)

Kenya's TARDA initiative launches first 12 million tree seedlings in climate change effort (Capital FM)

Kenya launches initiative to plant 100,000 trees to restore Mwache River Basin (Afrik21)

World Bank approves $365 million to empower girls and women in Western and Central Africa (Zawya)

Argan trees, the "liquid gold" of Morocco, under threat from drought and global demand (Middle East Eye)